Archive - Oct 27, 2010
Long-time teacher and coach of Norfolk Senior High School, Douglas C. Brown, passed away Oct. 22, 2010, in Norfolk.
Doug was born Sept. 22, 1946, in Broken Bow. He was the youngest of three children of Paul F. Brown and Grace (Betty) E. (Holtorf) Brown.
He graduated from Broken Bow Senior High School in 1965. He participated four years in football, basketball, track, and American Legion baseball. He was quarterback of the football team his senior year, was all-conference in basketball, and qualified for the state track meet in the high jump.
Patricia Ann Case, age 80, of Ansley, died Oct. 21, 2010, at the Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.
Patricia was born Nov. 21, 1929, to Frank and Margaret (Heaps) Moore, East of Westerville. She went to Myrtle Grade School, three years at Westerville and one year at Ansley High School. She was raised on a small farm and helped in the field and raising livestock. She had a great love for all animals.
Pat married Wendell C. Case Aug. 25, 1951. They spent their entire married life in Ansley.
Pat worked as a legal secretary the majority of her life, retiring in the late 90's.
Helen D. Rienks Gibson of Amite, La., died Oct. 24, 2010, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, La. She was born Oct. 30, 1930, in South Bend, Ind., and was 79 years of age.
Gregory C. Wilcox, 56, of Gering passed away Oct. 13, 2010. He was born Nov. 29, 1953, to Harold and Margaret Wilcox of Oconto.
After graduating from high school in Oconto, he attended MidPlains Vocational Technical School where he received an associates degree in electronics. He continued his education in this field through his years of employment.
In 1974, he moved to Scottsbluff where he and his family resided for many years.
Eva F Shively, 94, of Gothenburg, died Oct. 20, 2010, at the Golden LivingCenter in Cozad.
Eva Fern Brooks Shively, daughter of Frederick and Lila Fern (Chesley) Brooks, was born Jan. 28, 1916, at the family home near the Climax Community northeast of Arnold. Eva was the fifth child born to this union of five boys and seven girls. She departed her earthly life to be with her Savior Oct. 20, 2010, at the age of 94 years.
COLLECTION TIMES AND DATES: First Christian Church, Broken Bow: NOV. 16 - 5-7 p.m.; NOV. 17 - 3-5 p.m.; NOV. 18 - 3-5 p.m.; NOV. 19 - 6-7 p.m.; NOV. 20 - 3-5 p.m.; NOV. 21 - noon - 1 p.m
It is that time of year again - the time when our hearts turn to those less fortunate that us. The time for Operation Christmas Child, and local coordinator Fae Beaumont says her goal is to make this yearâs collection the biggest and best one yet!
Third District Congressional Candidates, incumbent Republican Adrian Smith, Democrat Rebekah Davis and Independent Dan Hill sparred their way through an onslaught of questions Friday in front of a standing room only crowd at the Broken Bow County Club.
Moderator Mike Groene of the sponsoring Western Nebraska Taxpayers Association introduced the candidates summing up the purpose of the afternoon.
âWe hope to learn by the end of the debate who to vote for.â
Michelle and Steve Burnett had been looking for a career change for a long time. So when they hear Broken Bow Pack was for sale, they decided it was a chance worth taking.
âI went home and told Steve the butcher shop was closing, and he said 'Do you want to buy it?â,â Michelle recalled with a smile. âI looked at him and said, âAre you serious?â So we decided to give it a shot.â
The new owners hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce Monday afternoon.
Nine of the Custer County Chief coverage area volleyball teams concluded their regular season schedule last night. Two team still have games this weekend before subdistricts begin Monday. Arcadia plays at St. Edward Thursday night and Broken Bow will travel to Centura for a match Friday night.
Here are area results from games played last night.(10/26/10)
ANSELMO-MERNA DEF. SOUTH LOUP, 25-23, 25-18
MULLEN DEF. SOUTH LOUP, 25-12, 25-11
MULLEN DEF. ANSELMO-MERNA, 25-18, 25-22
HERSHEY DEF. BROKEN BOW, 25-11, 25-20